About the role
If you have a keen interest in new technology, like working with others and have strong interpersonal, communication and engagement skills, enjoy analysis and have a structured, problem-solving mindset, then we’re looking for you. During the 12-month Undergraduate Industrial Placement, you will be working in one of the teams who are responsible for building strong, collaborative relationships with IT’s customers in the wider business. In order to deliver a great service, you will also need to work with a varied range of people across the whole of IT, and our partner supplier organisations.
As part of a Business Partnering team you could be working in Project Management, Business Analysis or Business Consultancy. You could gain more than just experience. If you do well during your placement you might leave us with an offer to join our Graduate Development Programme after you successfully complete your Degree, leaving you free to concentrate on your studies in your final year.
What you’ll need
As one of our Undergraduates, you’ll have the chance to take command over your career and put into practice the skills you’ve been shaping at university whilst getting an insight into what being part of a dynamic, inspiring team is like at National Grid. You’ll need to be in your penultimate year and expecting to achieve a minimum 2.2 Degree classification in one of the following disciplines:
• IT/Computing related degree (preferred)
• ITMB (preferred)
• STEM related degree (acceptable)
What you’ll get
As a first step to your career in the energy industry, our Industrial Placement programmes are like no other. You’ll gain an insight into how we work at National Grid, and an understanding of what a career with us can offer. You will receive a starting salary of £20,212 during your industrial placement as well as 25 days’ holiday and close mentoring and feedback to ensure you get the most out of your placement.
This opportunity is in Warwick
At National Grid, we work towards the highest standards in everything we do, including how we support, value and develop our people. Our aim is to encourage and support employees to thrive and be the best they can be. We celebrate the difference people can bring into our organisation, and welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds, and offer flexible and tailored support, at home and in the office.
Our goal is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, the innovation from diverse teams & perspectives and business need. We are committed to building a workforce so we can represent the communities we serve and have a working environment in which each individual feels valued, respected, fairly treated, and able to reach their full potential.
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